Miguel Street Author:V.S. Naipaul "I suppose Laura holds a world record — ...eighteen children — ...seven fathers — Beat that!" — Laura, Bogart the bigamist, Popo the carpenter who wasn't, B. Wordsworth the poet who was, Morgan the pyrotechnicist, and mad Man-Man and many others: THISis Miguel Street where all were poor but none were starving, as seen through the eyes of a street 'r... more »ab, a young, fatherless boy growing through and beyond his childhood home in the microcosm that was Port of Spain, Trinidad.
'A stranger could drive through Miguel Street and just say "Slum!" because he could see no more.'« less